Release notes for the Splunk Add-on for Kafka
Version 1.2.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Kafka is compatible with the following software, CIM versions, and platforms.
|Splunk platform versions||6.2 or later|
|CIM||4.2 or later|
|Platforms||Unix and Linux|
|Vendor Products||Apache Kafka 0.8.2|
Version 1.2.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Kafka has the following new features.
Version 1.2.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Kafka fixes the following issues.
|Date resolved||Issue number||Description|
Version 1.2.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Kafka has the following known issues.
|2016-10-27||ADDON-11806||This add-on only supports Unix and Linux platform, but not Windows platform.|
|2016-03-10||ADDON-8242||Centralized configuration of forwarders is not fault tolerant.|
|2016-02-24||ADDON-7959||After removing a forwarder on setup page, the broker information and data inputs dispatched on the forwarder are still shown.|
|2016-02-22||ADDON-7899||Setup GUI does not truncate or wrap long strings, causing display errors.|
|2016-01-30||ADDON-7646||FIPS mode is not supported by this add-on. For a workaround, see Add-ons and FIPS mode in the Splunk Add-ons manual.|
|2016-01-25||ADDON-7570||GUI for editing an already configured Kafka Cluster on the Setup page saves your edits even if you click cancel.|
|2016-01-11||ADDON-7398||When setup page changes are saved, add-on should check for topic duplication.|
|2015-12-30||ADDON-7252||Not able to save setup page update if cursor is in blank index field and the user hits Enter to save.|
|2015-09-29||ADDON-5818||If managing modular input configuration centrally from a search head cluster node, forwarders sometimes disappear from the list of forwarders, after saving successfully. Workaround: wait at least five seconds to allow the setup page to fully load before attempting any configuration. Wait at least three seconds after saving each cluster or forwarder configuration.|
|2015-09-23||ADDON-5757||Invalid forwarders accept data collection tasks from centralized modular input configuration, even if they cannot handle them, causing those collection tasks to fail with an error.|
Third-party software attributions
Version 1.2.0 of the Splunk Add-on for Kafka incorporates the following third-party software or libraries.
Source types for the Splunk Add-on for Kafka
Release history for the Splunk Add-on for Kafka
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Supported Add-ons: released